Tag Archives: Adam Schiff

Schiff Roasts Trump On Telepathic Declassification

“That’s not how it works. Those comments don’t demonstrate much intelligence of any kind. If you could simply declassify by thinking about it, then frankly, if that’s his view, he’s even more dangerous than we may have thought. |He could simply spout off on anything he read in a presidential daily brief or anything that he was briefed on by …

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Schiff: Info In Affidavit Should Be Seen By Congress

The Hill reports: Rep Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) said on Sunday that some information from the affidavit for a warrant to search former President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago residence should be shared with Congress, even if the document remains under seal. The Justice Department (DOJ) has expressed concern that releasing the full document could jeopardize the ongoing investigation and witnesses. “Whatever information is …

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Schiff Calls On DOJ To Launch Investigation Into Trump

The Hill reports: “If the department were now to take the position that you can’t investigate or indict a former president, then a president becomes above the law. That’s a very dangerous idea that the founders would have never subscribed to,” Rep. Adam Schiff said on CBS’s “Face the Nation.” “Even more dangerous, I think in the case of Donald …

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Schiff: Putin Seems “Very Likely To Invade” Ukraine

Mediaite reports: “Do you fear these diplomatic talks are just building a pre-text for Russia to say they have no choice but to invade,” asked Face The Nation host Margaret Brennan. “I fear that Putin is very likely to invade. I still, frankly, don’t understand the full motivation for why, why now he’s doing this. but he certainly appears intent …

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Schiff: Meadows Contempt Charge May Be This Week

Axios reports: The House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 riot will decide this week whether to hold former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows in contempt for failing to appear before the panel, Rep. Adam Schiff told CNN’s “State of the Union” on Sunday. Meadows is not the first witness to defy a subpoena to appear for a …

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Schiff On Subpoenas: We’re Not Messing Around Here

“The process on Thursday night, we’ll be voting on a report in the committee. The report concludes that Bannon should be held in contempt, he failed to appear, he has no reasonable explanation for that failure to appear, and that will then go to the full House. “The full House will vote to hold him in criminal contempt, and then …

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Schiff: We’re Ready To Prosecute Subpoena Refusers

Axios reports: The House panel investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection is prepared to seek criminal prosecutions for aides to former President Trump who refuse to comply with subpoenas, member Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) told CBS’s “Face the Nation” Sunday. “We want to make sure that these witnesses come in and testify,” Schiff told host Margaret Brennan. “[W]e are prepared to …

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Axios: Schiff Lobbying For California AG Appointment

Axios reports: Rep. Adam Schiff is quietly lobbying Gov. Gavin Newsom and his allies to appoint him California’s next attorney general, according to people familiar with the matter. Why it matters: If Newsom selects Schiff, chair of the House Intelligence Committee and a confidant of Speaker Nancy Pelosi, House Democrats would lose a powerful party voice in the U.S. House …

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Schiff: Barr Is Lying About Election Threat From China

CNN reports: House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff on Sunday accused Attorney General William Barr of lying about intelligence related to foreign interference in the upcoming presidential election. In an interview with CNN’s Dana Bash on “State of the Union,” Schiff was asked about Barr’s claim from last week’s interview with CNN’s Wolf Blitzer that China is interfering with the election …

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Democrats Object To Cuts In Counter-Terrorism Center

The New York Times reports: The acting intelligence chief announced a reorganization of the National Counter-Terrorism Center on Friday, part of an effort to reduce the size of the office overseeing the nation’s spy agencies. Richard Grenell, the acting director of national intelligence, has been racing against the clock to make changes to his office before his appointment ends and …

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Cultist Charged With Death Threat Against Adam Schiff

CNN reports: A Connecticut man was arrested and charged with threatening to murder Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff. Robert Michael Phelps, 62, was arrested Friday. He was later released on a $25,000 bond. A federal criminal complaint by the US Attorney’s office for Connecticut alleges that the man filled out a form on Schiff’s website for a meeting request on November, …

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Adam Schiff: Pardoning Stone Would Be Impeachable

Raw Story reports: Rep. Adam Schiff suggested that a presidential pardon for Roger Stone would be an impeachable offense. Judge Amy Berman Jackson sentenced the longtime Republican operative to 40 months in prison, saying Stone had lied to Congress and threatened a witness to cover up possible wrongdoing by President Donald Trump — and Schiff sent a warning against a …

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“Suspicious Substance” Found At Adam Schiff’s Office

Fox News reports: U.S. Capitol Police are investigating a suspicious substance at Rep. Adam Schiff’s office, according to FOX News DC. FOX News’ Chad Pergram broke the news just after 10:30 a.m. EST on Thursday. Pergram reports that Capitol Police released the following statement: “The USCP is continuing to investigate a Suspicious Substance int vicinity of Room 2269 of the …

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Sex Offender Charged With Making Death Threat Call To Adam Schiff: “I’m Gonna Fucking Blow Your Brains Out”

The Informant reports: A man in Arizona has been accused by federal authorities of threatening to kill Congressman Adam Schiff, the lead prosecutor in the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump. Court records show that Jan Peter Meister, a 52-year-old registered sex offender, told investigators he drunkenly left the threatening voicemail at Schiff’s Washington, D.C. office after watching Fox News …

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Schiff: Trump’s Tweets Are Intended To Threaten Me

NBC News reports: President Donald Trump on Sunday suggested House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., will pay a “price” for his role in the impeachment saga. “Shifty Adam Schiff is a CORRUPT POLITICIAN, and probably a very sick man,” Trump tweeted. “He has not paid the price, yet, for what he has done to our Country!” The president posted …

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Schiff Calls For Open House Hearings On Trump/Iran

The Washington Post reports: The deliberations that went into President Trump’s decision to assassinate Iranian general Qasem Soleimani are looking more slapdash and reckless by the hour. What we’re now seeing will require House Democrats to make a serious and sustained effort to get to the bottom of it all. And guess what: We may soon get just such an …

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Schiff: Trump Is Making Threats Against Me [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) said recent comments from President Trump about him constituted a threat. “In Guatemala, they handle things much tougher than that,” Trump said Tuesday at the White House while meeting with the Guatemalan president. “I think that’s what he intended it to be,” Schiff told CNN Wednesday when asked if the comments were a …

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Lindsey Graham: Adam Schiff Is Damaging The Country

Fox News reports: Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., is preparing for a likely impeachment trial in the Senate, and he lambasted House Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., for his actions in leading the inquiry into President Trump. “Adam Schiff is doing a lot of damage to the country,” Graham said. “And he needs to stop.” Schiff is …

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Schiff: Trump Doesn’t Give A Shit About What’s Good For America, He Only Cares About What Benefits Him

The Hill reports: House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), a prominent figure in the impeachment inquiry, has said that President Trump, “doesn’t give a shit about what’s good for our country.” Schiff, in an interview with The New Yorker, cited the impeachment testimony of diplomat David Holmes, who said he was told That Trump did not care about Ukraine …

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Graham Swats Down Demand For Schiff To Testify

Politico reports: On Wednesday, a conservative backbencher in the House issued an explosive request to Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham: Subpoena the phone records of House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff. On Thursday, Graham had a succinct response: “We’re not going to do that.” President Donald Trump has joined in as well, tweeting on Thursday that he wants to call Schiff, …

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